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State Farm

2024 Summer Internship - Investment Intern- Fixed Income (Corporate Bonds/Structured Products/Liquidity Management)




Richardson, Texas, United States


The State Farm Investment Department is a leading investment manager, entrusted with managing over $350 billion in assets to support the nation's #1 auto and home insurer. State Farm is a Fortune 50 company and is consistently recognized as a top employer in the United States. In the State Farm Investment Department, we manage a multi-billion-dollar investment portfolio across various asset classes - Corporate Bonds (Public and Private), Municipal Bonds, Structured Products (ABS, RMBS, CMBS), Sovereign Debt, Private Equity, Public Equity, Commercial Mortgage Loans, and Real Estate. Through sound investment strategies, the Investment Department helps State Farm remain financially strong, so our customers can manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. As a member of our high performing team, you will interact with senior Investment Department staff, as well as receive several cross-asset learning opportunities. We will rely on you as a key partner to assist with due diligence research, financial modeling, and investment decision-making. Investment interns will be a part of State Farm's growing investment platform at CityLine in Richardson, Texas, within the fast-growing Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

We are looking to hire interns to work within Fixed Income (Corporate Bonds/Structured Products/Liquidity Management). This is in addition to other internship opportunities within the Investment Department working with 1) Private/Public Equity and 2) Commercial Mortgage Loans and Real Estate.


What You'll Do

  • Perform fundamental research and analysis of publicly traded and privately held companies and industries within State Farm's $80 billion corporate bond portfolio
  • Gain understanding of State Farm's corporate bond trading function (responsible for executing over $9 billion in transactions annually) and participate in simulated transaction exercises
  • Research and actively participate in discussions/activities related to the responsibilities of State Farm's $50 billion Structured Products & Liquidity portfolio
  • Present investment recommendations to senior leaders and experienced investment professionals through written reports and oral presentations, analyzing company management, business strategy, financial statements, and competitive positions within a respective industry

A Day in the Life of an Investments Intern: What it's like!!

What's In It for You
  • Apply classroom knowledge towards the management of a large, institutional investor's fixed income portfolio
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the investment industry, State Farm's investment philosophy, and other asset classes within the Investment Department
  • Engage and participate in a dynamic and collaborative team culture
  • Receive personalized mentoring and coaching from experienced professionals to further your individual development
  • Network with senior leaders and external investment industry professionals
  • Collaborate and build relationships with other talented interns
  • Create experiences that can be leveraged throughout your future career
  • Join a culture that embraces healthy discourse and promotes diversity and inclusion


  • Current college students who have completed their junior year by start of the summer internship
  • Evidence of academic (3.5 GPA or above preferred) and personal achievement
  • Coursework in areas such as Investments, Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, Economics, and Corporate Finance
  • Analytical, inquisitive, and curious with strong attention to detail
  • Self-driven with strong written and verbal communication skills and an ability to articulate and support research findings
  • Ability to collaborate and engage in a dynamic team setting
  • Initiative and drive for continuous learning

Internship Information
  • Location: Richardson, TX
  • Our internship will occur May 20, 2024 - August 2, 2024
  • Competitive candidates will be invited to participate in online interviews during the fall of 2023
  • Hourly Rate: $35.00/hour based on a 38.75-hour work week
  • Hybrid work environment as internship requirements allow (in-office and work from home)

****Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (e.g. H-1B visa) for this opportunity*****